What do you think about Chinese Takeout Boxes which are of good quality, keeps your food fresh and also has a greater plus point of being environmentally friendly? Yes, they do exist and all these qualities can be found in Chinese boxes. It is one of the greatest inventions in the field of food packaging. Other packaging that is being provided by different restaurants and takeaways are made of materials like plastic etc. Which is not environmentally friendly and also doesn’t guarantee if the food kept in those boxes will remain warm. What’s more, you’ll definitely not enjoy the taste of that food fully. We know that due to the rapid rise of the food industry, innovations were needed which will provide greater advantage to people.
These Chinese food boxes are getting popular not only in China but also in America and are also used in other different parts of the world. There are many ways in which these Chinese food containers benefit people by gifting food to someone, eating it by yourself, decomposing it easily into the environment, and can also be used if you want to put your plants in it because these custom takeout boxes are beautifully designed and have an attractive style.
Discovery – Chinese Takeout Boxes
Initially these boxes were known as “oyster pails”. Oyster is the kind of food which does not stay fresh for long and there were increasing concerns about how to refrigerate it. So, the need for inexpensive and reliable packaging to carry oysters to home and other places started rising which led to the invention of oyster pails. The very first version was initiated in 1890, and many improvements were made in it with time. A huge improvement was made in 1894 by Frederick Weeks Wilcox.
The new version Chinese takeout box can be easily made by a single piece of paper or paper card which also locks moisture in it and also avoids any kind of leakage. Furthermore, in order to keep food fresh, it is designed in a way (folded) which allows steam to escape and keeps the food fresh. Using metal or any other material, hanging can also be attached to the pail and you can carry it in your hand and take it anywhere you want to. Customers can also use it as plates, if you want to eat the food instantly or at any place where you are traveling and do not have any utensils with you. Because which person will not want an instant plate?
The material used in making of these to go boxes is cardboard and corrugated and sometimes, Kraft is also used. If we compare cardboard to other materials that are being used in packaging of food or delivery of food, this material is very useful and has been used for shipping purposes before also. These materials provide maximum support and also are environment friendly. You can easily decompose these boxes into the environment unlike other boxes which are made from plastic and are harmful to the environment. Also, for food packaging, biodegradable and environmentally friendly packaging is being given more importance now.
The boxes are beautifully made and the material also avoids any kind of leakage which can help the customers to place some soil in it and grow plants of their choice. If you don’t want to do that, you can simply place some artificial plants in it and decorate your house as you like. The design of the box is such that it allows air to pass through it which can also help the soil to breathe and the plants can easily grow in it.
Containers for Food and Other Items
These Chinese food containers are being used by various restaurants and for delivery purposes by different takeaways because they provide greater benefits to the customers and definitely these boxes also attract customers. Food kept in it stays warm for a longer time, and also in a good state. If you do not want to use it for keeping food purposes you can also use it to store your other household items, the materials used are good and give maximum support, also you can make it stronger by using any kind of material outside it such as fabric or other hard paper. Furthermore, if you want to refrigerate any item, put it in this box and then store it in the fridge. Now you will also be worrying that if you can clean this box, what will get damaged and much more. But do not worry about that, you can easily wash these custom Chinese boxes and store food of your choice in it for as long as you want.
Store Any Food of Your Choice
There is also a myth that Chinese takeout boxes are only used for storing Chinese food only. No, this is not true. You can store food of any kind in it and enjoy the freshness of it too. Gifting purposes: All of us think that these boxes can only help us in storing food items but no you are wrong, you can also use it when you want to gift someone or you can also use it during some wedding occasions.
Companies can also put their logo and their brand name on these packages and being environmentally friendly these boxes can also provide a greater advantage to the businesses. Also, the unique designs and structure of these takeout boxes attract customers and can benefit the selling companies too. These boxes are also endorsed by the Green Restaurant Association and can also be customized as the customer wants it to. In the world it is known as the Pizza Boxes.
These Chinese takeout boxes also known as the takeout container are now becoming an important part of American dining culture. You can also watch American and other movies in which these boxes are being shown. Not only in movies but also on television this is becoming a trend adding it to our global digital language.